In addition, inform them that douching
with harsh or perfumed soaps changes the pH of the vagina, which can lead to bacterial overgrowth, so douching
should be avoided.
Within 10 minutes of douching
, some bacteria in the vagina get killed, which upsets the ecological balance.
Fifty four percent of syringe users experienced pain during nasal douching
compared to thirty one percent RRB users.
( VD) for hygiene has cultural characteristics and is a widespread practice among Turkish women and worldwide.
Policy Statement: Vaginal Douching
and Adverse Health Outcomes.
in relation to bacterial vaginosis, lactobasilli and facultative bacteria in the vagina.
Keywords: bacterial vaginosis, bv, pregnant, pregnant women, douching
Furthermore, 73% of the 57 women surveyed (all douched or had practiced douching
at some point) said they had encouraged or would encourage the girl or girls they were parenting to douche, Richard Rupp, M.
All except one of the 57 women had discussed or planned to discuss douching
with the girl or girls they were parenting.
Among the women, 47 (49%) reported douching
on a current basis, 12 (12%) had used condoms during the past 30 days, and 88 (92%) reported a history of STD.
is the best-studied risk factor for bacterial vaginosis.
A 23-year-old sexually active, single woman wants to know whether regular vaginal douching
is a good practice.
Such establishments-may provide bondage equipment, cubicles for anonymous sex, saunas, lounges, douching
facilities, and toilets.
A recent study shows a link between douching
and low birth weight babies.
is a personal hygiene practice, but its health benefits remain unproved, says study coauthor Kevin Fiscella, a physician at the University of Rochester (N.